The Abbotsford Farm and Country Market returns for another season starting this Saturday, May 4. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Farm and Country Market kicks off ‘sweet 16’ season

Market opens Saturday, May 4 in historic downtown core

The Abbotsford Farm and Country Market kicks off its “sweet 16” season on May 4 with a birthday celebration.

The market, located on Montrose Avenue at George Ferguson Way, features fresh seasonal farm produce, live music, the Trinity Memorial United Church concession, and “Find Abbey,” their mascot bear with a green paw.

New 16th birthday features include Taste the Market activities, Market Bingo for the kids, and special event collaborations with local community organizations.

Vendors featured in the market grow, bake or make their own products.

In addition to casual shopping, the market offers memberships for $10 per year.

The market runs every Saturday – rain or shine – from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Oct. 26. Visit afcm.ca or call Susan at 604-996-1542 for more information.

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